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Monitor has today launched a major consultation on its proposed NHS provider licence. The licence will be one of the main ways Monitor protects patients’ interests as it regulates providers of NHS funded services. The licence consultation will start on 31 July 2012 and run for 12 weeks until 23 October. Further information and the […]
CCG leaders are being invited to join National Director of Commissioning Development Barbara Hakin this week, for the latest session in her series of online webinars. The webinar is running on Wednesday 1 August 2012, from 12.15pm to 1pm. Webinar technology combines teleconferencing with the desktop sharing of slides through the web, so everyone who […]
The Secretary of State’s third accountability meeting with the NHS Commissioning Board Authority held on 25 June 2012 discussed the following issues: update from senior departmental sponsor progress on recruiting new positions in the Board progress on developing clinical commissioning groups promoting equality and reducing inequalities working within the overall NHS Outcomes Framework publication of […]
New arrangements for local health emergency preparedness, resilience and response (EPRR) will commence from 1 April 2013 as part of changes the Health and Social Care Act 2012 makes to the health system. A key feature of the new arrangements is the formation of Local Health Resilience Partnerships (LHRPs). The Department of Health (DH) has […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has set out its plan for a small number of national networks to improve health services for specific patient groups or conditions. Called strategic clinical networks, these organisations will build on the success of network activity in the NHS which, over the last 10 years, has led to significant improvements […]
The NHS Commissioning Board Authority has announced the appointment of the two director posts in the national leadership team of the Operations Directorate: Ann Sutton (currently Chief Executive of Kent and Medway PCT cluster), has been appointed to the role of Director of NHS Commissioning (Corporate) responsible for devising the national framework for, and strategically […]
You can see the agenda and papers for this meeting. The board meeting was broadcast live as part of our commitment to make information as accessible as possible. View separate recordings of each agenda item which are available to watch below: Item 1: Minutes from the previous public meeting of the board Item 2: Overarching […]
The first round of appointments to local area team director posts has been made by the NHS Commissioning Board Authority. The first 16 of the 25 director posts have been appointed to, as follows: North Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral: Moira Dumma (currently Director of Commissioning Development at NHS Midlands and East SHA Cluster) Merseyside: Clare […]
View the livestream The board meeting will be broadcast live as part of our commitment to make information as accessible as possible. A separate recording of each agenda item will be published on YouTube in the next few days.
A further commissioning support service (CSS) managing director has been appointed by the NHS Commissioning Board Authority. Professor John Parkes will be Managing Director of Greater East Midlands CSS. Professor Parkes was previously Chief Executive of NHS Milton Keynes and NHS Northamptonshire PCT Cluster. At the same time the NHS CBA has confirmed that Ming […]